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Sony PMWEX3 Camcorder

1/2 1.9kg CMOS 14x Jul 2011
Optical Sensor Size Weight Sensor Type Optical Zoom Release Date
Sony video cameras have good reviews
Has an interchangeable lens
Very slow maximum frame rate

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Sony Video Cameras Have Good Reviews

Based on 4,270 user and expert reviews (including 101 verified purchases), Sony has good reviews for its camcorders. Sony also has good reviews specifically within its video cameras range. 95% of those that bought a Sony video camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Lens System

Has an Interchangeable Lens

The Sony PMWEX3 has an interchangeable lens, unlike most of the other video cameras that were launched around the same time as this video camera which do not have an interchangeable lens.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Sony PMWEX3 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other camcorders that were launched around the same time as this camcorder also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 14 times zoom factor, the Sony PMWEX3 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other camcorders of this type and age.

If you would prefer a video camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the Sony PXW-X200 ($6,749) (17x).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an S-Video Out

The Sony PMWEX3 has an S-Video out, unlike most of the other video cameras that are a comparable age to this video camera which do not have an S-Video out.

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Has a Composite Video Out

The Sony PMWEX3 has a composite video out. Most of the other video cameras that were released around the same time as this camcorder also have a composite video out.

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Has an XLR in

The Sony PMWEX3 has an XLR in. Most of the other video cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camcorder also have an XLR in.

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Has a Headphone Outputs

The Sony PMWEX3 has a headphone outputs, as do most of the other video cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Focusing

Has an Auto Focus (AF) Lock

The Sony PMWEX3 has an auto Focus (AF) lock. Most of the other camcorders that have been around for more than two years also have an auto Focus (AF) lock.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This video camera supports a video resolutions of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on video cameras of this age and type.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camcorder has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many video cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Very Slow Maximum Frame Rate

The Sony PMWEX3 has one of the slower maximum frame rates (only 30 frames per second) amongst video cameras of this age. The maximum frame rates of similar spec video cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 25fps to 60fps.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Sony PMWEX3 has a pretty average display diagonal (3.5 inches) compared to most of the other camcorders of a comparable age and spec to this video camera.

Video cameras with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Cinema Camera MFT ($1,795.50) (5"), or the Production Camera 4K ($2,299) (5") both from Blackmagic Design which is also higher rated.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

At 1.9 kilograms, the Sony PMWEX3 has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other video cameras of a comparable age and type to this camcorder.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This camcorder was released in April 2017.


Image Sensor

1" Optical Sensor Size

This camcorder has a 1/2" optical sensor size, which is typical of many video cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04905524475036

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